The larvae (leatherjackets) are found in the soil, rotting wood, bogs, other moist habitats, and some are aquatic. The adults are found in most habitats and are strongly attracted to light.
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Found everywhere throughout the year.
Adults 10 - 12 mm long
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Larvae found in manure or rotting refuse, adult found everywhere throughout the year.
Fully grown larva 10 - 12 mm long, adult 3 - 12 mm long.
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Common on walls and umberlliferous flowers from Early spring to late autumn.
Adult 10 - 12 mm long.
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